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Æðey is a small island in the Westfjords region of Iceland.[1] It is inhabited by a single family and is a private family farm focused on environmentally sound eider down farming. The island is approximately 2 km (1 mi) by 0.5 km (0.3 mi). The highest point on the island is about 18 m (59.1 ft). It is important in the history of Iceland and especially of the Westfjords region.


  1. ^ "ISLAND AEDEY". NAT Nordic Adventure Travel. Retrieved 21 September 2017.

Coordinates: 66°06′01″N 22°39′42″W / 66.1004°N 22.6617°W / 66.1004; -22.6617